In this post, Jochen Zubrod reports on their recently published paper “Is Hyalella azteca a suitable model leaf-shredding benthic crustacean for testing the toxicity of sediment-associated metals in Europe?”.Continue reading
In this post, Marco Konschak writes about their recently published paper “Waterborne and diet-related effects of inorganic and organic fungicides on the insect leaf shredder Chaetopteryx villosa (Trichoptera)”.Continue reading
Interested in monitoring pesticide pollution and its effects in the field? Join our Working Group “Landscape Ecology” for a research project, internship, Bachelor or Master thesis.Continue reading
University of Minho (UMinho) in Portugal is hiring a PostDoc for the project “STREAMECO: Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning under climate change: from the gene to the stream”.
In this post, Verena Schreiner talks about a recently published paper entitled “Similar recovery time of microbial functions from fungicide stress across biogeographical regions”.
In this post, Mirco Bundschuh talks about a recently granted DFG-project “The relevance of the BIOdiversity TO FUNction relationship in heterotrophic aquatic systems under stress” with the unusual acronym “BIO2FUN”.
With great wine comes great responsibility! Therefore, the working group “Quantitative Landscape Ecology” offers several projects/theses in a DFG-funded field study analysing effects of fungicide contamination on fungal communities and microbial leaf decomposition.
The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) in Leipzig offers four PhD positions within the integrated project “Linking catchment scale nutrient export to pelagic, benthic and hyporheic ecosystem functioning across stressor gradients”.
In this post, we talk about our recently published paper “Transient effects following peak exposures towards pesticides – an explanation for the unresponsiveness of in situ measured functional variables”.
Jochen Zubrod provides his impressions on his visit at the 8th Meeting on Plant Litter Processing in Freshwaters (PLPF8) at the University of the Basque Country in Bilbao, Spain.